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Technologies to Watch: Top Emerging Technologies for Archives and Special Collections
Whether building stronger relationships with patrons, highlighting collections and exhibits in new and creative ways, or preserving digital information for future generations, the following emerging technologies will help ...
Peasant Households Strategies in the Andes and Potential Users of Climate Forecasts: El Niño of 1997-1998
Production strategies pursued by households and individuals in a peasant community of the Bolivian Altiplano are shaped by access to resources, social networks and institutions, wealth, and the ability to develop urban ...
Rural Livelihoods and Agroforestry Practices in the Missouri Flood Plains
Agroforestry practices, new to many small farms in the United States, may offer many economic and environmental benefits. Small farmers in Northeast and Southeast Missouri were interviewed to understand the relationship ...
I Found it at the Library
Ron Powers describes his view of libraries during a talk to the Friends of the University of Missouri Library.
Effective library promotion: empowering patrons to discover and create
The message chosen to promote the library will inevitably influence the tools selected for marketing and outreach. The tools presented here were chosen to represent a broad spectrum of library types, and would be ...
The patriarchal gentleman : gender roles of late eighteenth and early nineteenth century American women through the mind of Thomas Jefferson
The second place price for the 2011 Undergraduate Research Paper Contest was awarded for this paper by David Lamble which examines Thomas Jefferson's beliefs about the importance of a woman's domestic role in American ...
Svatbarska muzika and chalga : the fusion of music genres that contributes to a social change
The first place prize for the 2011 Undergraduate Research Paper Contest was awarded for this paper by Alexandria Dimitrova which examines the emergence and development of two contemporary genres of Bulgarian music and their ...
Breaking through the Walls: Enhancing Library Services and Resources by Moving Data into and out of Library Silos
The focus of the paper was to highlight 10 resources that can be used to enrich libraries and library user experience by using technology to move information and data into and out of library silos. Below we have found 10 ...
Technology Toolbox for Media Specialists
The following tools are free and all require basic technological proficiency. These factors will make it easy for everyone to explore all the items on the list. Media Specialists will find tools to help with professional ...
Social media for librarianship
Libraries are incorporating Social Media technologies to create a more progressive presence in the community. Social Media has become an essential way for libraries to communicate and engage patrons. These important tools ...
10 emerging technologies in library science!
"Keep yourself informed! Librarians strive to help their patrons with any and all requests. In order to assist them, librarians must be up to date on the current technologies being used in the workplace. A better ...
Alma's betrayal and Mahler's unfinished Symphony No. 10
The first place prize for the 2012 Undergraduate Research Paper Contest was awarded for this paper by Nicholas Schuster which examines the final symphony composed by Gustav Mahler. Two months prior to the debut of the ...
"...In view of impending conflict..." : the role of Southern Christianity in sectionalism, secession, and Southern defeat
The second place price for the 2012 Undergraduate Research Paper Contest was awarded for this paper by Donald Glen Cole which examines the role of religion prior to and during the Civil War. Throughout the antebellum period ...
Top ten technologies for academic libraries
This report details ten technologies of use in academic libraries.
Coping and Adapting to Increased Climate Variability in the Andes
The negative impact of climate change may be reduced with mitigation strategies in developing countries. Some studies project that developing countries in the Tropics will be worse off than developed countries under ...
Technology makes learning fun: top 10 technologies to try in your school library
The following tools offer school library media specialists innovative and useful ways to incorporate technology into classroom instruction, and each can be adapted for use in youth services within public libraries. While ...
Ten technologies for public libraries
This report details ten technologies of use in public libraries.
Special libraries: ten essential technologies
This report describes ten technologies of use in special libraries.